Manchester City vs Leicester City: Live Stream TV Updates and How to Watch Premier League Match 2020

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18:49a month ago

That's it!

That's all we have time for here as Leicester stun City to return to the top of the table.

The last time Leicester won at the Etihad? The 2015/16 season and we all know what happened next.......

Be sure to keep up with all the news and reaction right here on VAVEL!

Thanks for joining us!

18:46a month ago

Hattrick heroes

Messi is the only other player to have scored a hattrick against a Guardiola side...

Vardy has two now!

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18:44a month ago

A bad day in the office

Today was the first time Pep has conceeded five goals in charge of a club....

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18:42a month ago

Up next for both sides

Man City have to brush themselves off in time for their Carabao Cup clash against Burnley, while Leicester have a full week to prepare for their league game against West Ham United.
18:31a month ago

A bit of proof

Just for those people who can't quite believe what they saw, me included....
18:25a month ago

Full time! Man City 2-5 Leicester

That's it at the Etihad as Leicester blow City away!

It started off perfectly for Man City who took the lead through Riyad Mahrez, but a hattrick from Vardy and a Maddison scorcher put the Foxes 4-1 up.

Ake replied to score his first City goal on his home debut, but Tielemans well and truly put the game to bed after dispatching Leicester's third penalty of the game, capping off an incredible performance by the East Midlands side.

18:16a month ago

GOAL! Man City 2-5 Leicester

87' TIELEMANS!

The Belgian dispatches his penalty superbly and the game is truly Leicester's.

Vardy will be wishing he hadn't just been subbed off but his replacement from the spot will have done him proud!

18:14a month ago

Man City 2-4 Leicester

86' ANOTHER PENALTY TO LEICESTER!

Maddison is clipped in the box by Mendy and wins Leicester's third penalty of the match.....

18:12a month ago

GOAL! Man City 2-4 Leicester

83' AKE!

The City centreback gives his side a glimmer of hope as he nods in his first City goal.

Meanwhile, the hattrick hero, Vardy, makes way for Iheanacho in Leicester's final change.

18:10a month ago

Man City 1-4 Leicester

82' Mendy trips Mahrez outside of the box and gives away a freekick in a dangerous position. The wall deals with the resulting kick.
18:08a month ago

Man City 1-4 Leicester

80' Justin takes Evans' place in centre back while Fuchs occupies the left back position.
18:07a month ago

Man City 1-4 Leicester

79' Jonny Evans, who was moving gingerly, makes way for Christian Fuchs.
18:05a month ago

GOAL! Man City 1-4 Leicester

77' WHAT A GOAL!!!

James Maddison scores an absolute screamer by bending the ball into the top right hand corner beyond the stretching Ederson.

What a goal and what a performance!

18:02a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

74' City are enjoying more possession as they look to get back into the game, but the Foxes are defending well. City have been been reduced to crosses in a bid to score goals but the three Leicester centre backs have dealt with them all.
18:00a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

72' A poor Ederson clearance finds Mendy who lays it on to Barnes.

The forward runs through and gains space thanks to Vardy's run, but fails to really test Ederson who gathers well into his midrift.

17:59a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

71' Another searching De Bruyne ball nearly finds Sterling. Any connection and that could have been 3-2....
17:56a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

68' The injured Praet makes way for Maddison, while Vardy stays on the pitch for the time being.
17:56a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

67' De Bruyne swings in a ball towards the far post but Sterling heads over.

Leicester have two concerns as Praet is down receiving treatment, while Vardy has a possible problem with his groin.

17:51a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

63' Mendy whips in a teasing ball and Delap connects only to hit the top of the crossbar.

Torres does come on in place of Foden.

17:50a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

62' Walker drives a low shot towards goal, but Schmeichel saves comfortably.

Ferran Torres is stripped and ready to come on for the home side.

17:48a month ago

Man City 1-3 Leicester

60' Ake is the first City player in the book after a high challenge on Tielemans.
17:46a month ago

GOAL! Man City 1-3 Leicester

58' IT IS!

Vardy places it perfectly into the bottom corner and claims the match ball at the end of the game!

He hasn't had many touches this game, but he hasn't needed them at all.

17:45a month ago

Man City 1-2 Leicester

57' ANOTHER PENALTY TO LEICESTER!

Vardy is putting City to the sword and wins another penalty for his side.....

Is this for the hattrick?

17:43a month ago

Man City 1-2 Leicester

55' Leicester are playing some good stuff here, forcing Ederson into a save through Barnes.
17:42a month ago

GOAL! Man City 1-2 Leicester

53' VARDY!

Castagne is played through and the Belgian drives the ball across the box for Vardy to flick in over Ederson from a narrow angle.

A cheeky goal from a player who loves to score goals against Pep's City.

17:39a month ago

Man City 1-1 Leicester

52' Leicester lose the ball in their half and Mahrez pounces but cannot direct his shot on target.
17:38a month ago

Man City 1-1 Leicester

50' Amartey finds himself in the book after stopping a counter attack.

Man City use the stoppage to give Liam Delap his Premier League debut in place of Fernandinho.

17:34a month ago

Man City 1-1 Leicester

46' Soyuncu joins Tielemans in the book after fouling Rodri from behind.
17:33a month ago

Man City 1-1 Leicester

45' Man City break forward immediately, but De Bruyne drags his shot wide after being shepherded by the Leicester defence.
17:32a month ago

Second Half!

We are back underway!
17:31a month ago

Nearly ready for the second half

Rodgers game plan has worked so far as his side got themselves back into the game, but what will the second half bring?
17:24a month ago

Mahrez magic

Leicester know all too well how much quality Mahrez possess, with the Algerian opening the scoring in emphatic style against his former club.

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17:23a month ago

Mendy makes it from midfield

It has been a big half for Mendy, who has occupied the midfield slot vacated by the injured Ndidi. It was his turn on two City players that beat the press and created the counter attack that led to the penalty.

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17:18a month ago

Half Time!

It's half time at the Etihad and the scores are level at 1-1.

Riyad Mahrez got City off to a perfect start with a rocket into the top corner, but Leicester grew into the game and a Vardy penalty put them back on level terms.

Leicester will almost be unhappy at the timing of half time as they found more joy as the half progressed on the counter attack.

17:13a month ago

Man City 1-1 Leicester

42' Tielemans switches the play to Barnes beautifully, who finds himself in plenty of space once again.

The space in behind Walker is something that Pep will want to sort out in half time...

17:11a month ago

Man City 1-1 Leicester

39' Leicester are looking to step out in defence and have started to press the Citizens.

That goal has seemed to give them a new confidence in the game.

17:08a month ago

GOAL! Man City 1-1 Leicester

37' Vardy scores his third penalty of the season!

The number nine smashes the ball into the top corner, beyond Ederson who guessed the right way.

Leicester are back level!

17:07a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

36' PENALTY TO LEICESTER!

A ball played through by Barnes finds Vardy, and the England striker is brought down in the box by Walker to earn a penalty....

17:06a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

34' Another De Bruyne freekick finds a free head, this time Rodri who smashes the ball into the back of the net, only to be denied by the offside flag.
16:59a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

28' Leicester enjoy their first real bit of possession in Man City's half, but City defend and press well.
16:58a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

25' It should arguably be 2-0 to the home side.

De Bruyne whips in a perfect cross to find Fernandinho only to head it straight into Schmeichel's arms.

Leicester then break forward and Vardy's miscontrol finds Justin, but the young fullback was unable to find the cut back.

Leicester starting to find more attacking intent.

16:53a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

21' Barnes is found in acres of space but shows too much of the ball to Garcia who clears it behind for a corner.

The corner is played short and the resulting cross is wasted.

De Bruyne then carries the ball forward looking to counter attack and Tielemans pulls back his countryman to get the first yellow card of the game.

16:48a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

17' The link up play between De Bruyne, Mahrez and Sterling cut through the deep Leicester midfield and defence but the resulting shot did little to test Schmeichel who catches comfortably.
16:46a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

15' City have enjoyed 81% possession so far in this game. They are looking very comfortable.
16:44a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

12' Leicester look scared to press as they look to stay in shape, giving City all the freedom to play their game.

Rodri wins the ball back in Leicester's third but fires over.

16:39a month ago

Man City 1-0 Leicester

7' Leicester are well and truly camped in their half and when they do gain the odd bit of possession, a sky blue shirt presses like a flash.

It's looking like it will be a tough afternoon already for the away side.

16:35a month ago

GOAL! Man City 1-0 Leicester

3' That did not take long!

De Bruyne delivers the first corner of the game and after a poor clearance from Leicester collectively, Mahrez fires a rocket off his weaker right foot into the top left hand corner of the net, past Schmeichel who stood unmoved in his goal.

Mahrez haunting his former club, of whom he had kind words for ahead of the match.

16:33a month ago

Man City 0-0 Leicester

1' Man City start with the possession as Leicester looked camped into their half.

The Foxes then won the ball back and looked for Barnes who found himself in an offside position.

The game plan looks set from both sides already.

16:30a month ago

Kick Off!

We are underway!
16:26a month ago

The players emerge

The players make their way onto the pitch with kick off imminent.
16:21a month ago

10 minutes until kick off......

Kick off is quickly approaching as the sun shines on the Etihad.

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16:05a month ago

Sterling the striker

Without a recognised senior striker in the team, the emphasis will be on Sterling to provide the goals, but will he deliver?

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16:03a month ago

Big calls from Brendan

Due to the length of time he has been out, it could almost be classed as a second Premier League debut for Amartey, but will Rodgers' decision to play him and shift formation pay off?

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15:44a month ago

Thoughts for the match

Man City will be favourites for this match, as they are for most matches that they play in, and their recent record against the Foxes points in the direction of another City win.

However, with the strain that the pandemic has had on their squad, it would be wrong to write Leicester off, who have seemed to finally kick off their 2020 campaign having struggled so much since the turn of the year.

They will deploy a back three for the first time this season, handing Daniel Amartey his first league appearance for 23 months following his horrific injury, meaning that he is well and truly returning in the deep end.

There is no doubt that Rodgers is looking to sure up his defence before thinking about attack against a City side that have proved to be so potent in front of goal, before utilising the pace that Vardy and Harvey Barnes possess at the top end of the pitch to break quickly.

Leicester will hope to settle in their new formation quickly as, while their opponents are depleted in numbers, their starting XI is still full of goals and attacking threat.

15:34a month ago

Leicester starting XI

It's looking like a back three for the Foxes as they announce their starting line up:
15:32a month ago

Man City starting XI

Here is how the home side will line up today:
11:19a month ago

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11:14a month ago

Brendan Rodgers on how to tackle Man City

Speaking ahead of the game, Brendan Rodgers gave his thoughts on how to find success against Man City's "world-class players".

He stated: "You want to play your normal game against Manchester City but they are a team that eventually can sometimes pin you back with the quality of their game," he continued.

"You have to have that directness against them. With your quality, you hope you have chances in the game, we’ve always had that, and you’ve got to be resolute defensively."

He added: "Your ambition in the game is always there, to win and to compete, and then you have to be able to create opportunities to score, which hopefully we can do."

11:09a month ago

Pep Guardiola on the issues posed by the pandemic

Man City manager Pep Guardiola shed light on the issues that COVID-19 has created for him and his side.

After the Bournemouth game, he stated: “We train less. Today the managers - not just for Covid-19 - must use human resources or the guy who takes care (of that stuff) because we don't have time for training or a practice match.

“We have to recover and in three days we have Leicester, and then in three days or four we have Burnley, and after that Leeds."

He added: “We don't have time to train, just recover and arrive fresh to the game and that's all. We don't have time to practise anything, just avoid injuries. It is what it is.”

11:04a month ago

Leicester team news

Leicester will be without Wilfred Ndidi for up to 12 weeks due to an abductor injury that requires surgery.

Jonny Evans can return to the side after serving his three match suspension from the red card shown against Manchester United on the last day of last season.

Ricardo Periera has returned to training as his rehabilitation continues, though will remain unavailable for the game.

10:59a month ago

Man City team news

It has been revealed that City only have 13 senior players to chose from after being struck badly by injury.

They come into the game without a recognised senior striker after Jesus was ruled out due to sustaining an injury against Wolves, with Aguero having already been ruled out for some time.

They will also be without Aymeric Laporte after the defender returned from an isolation period, meaning he has not been able to work up to match fitness.

Liam Delap could make his Premier League debut after impressing in the cup midweek with a well taken goal.

10:54a month ago

Last meeting between the sides

The sides last met at the King Power Stadium and a close game resulted in a 1-0 Manchester City win.

Both sides came close to scoring, with Jamie Vardy hitting the post and Sergio Aguero being denied from the penalty spot, but it was Gabriel Jesus who struck the fatal blow in the 80th minute after a superb Riyad Mahrez ​​​​​​​run to win the game late on for his side.

10:49a month ago

Both teams will want points before Europe kicks in

In what will be a highly congested season for every side, teams in Europe, such as Man City and Leicester will have even more fixtures to contend with in a smaller space of time.

Due to this, both sides will want to get their seasons off to the perfect start in a bid to set themselves up for the rest of the campaign.

The Citizens have played two competitive games so far this season, beating Wolverhampton Wanderers in the league before a youthful side knocked Bournemouth out of the Carabao Cup and they will be looking to carry on that winning feeling by collecting all three points against Leicester.

The Foxes have played two games in the league, beating both West Bromich Albion and Burnley, but were knocked out of the cup by Arsenal in what was a game between two much changed sides. A win against City would be welcomed as they look to return to winning ways.

10:44a month ago

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to VAVEL's live coverage of Manchester City vs Leicester City in the Premier League

City have had a lot of success against Leicester in recent years, winning six of their last seven league meetings against the Foxes, but the East Midlands side come into the game with two wins out of two in the league so far.

Kick off is due at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday at 16:30.

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